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The Coming Judgment of God on the Modern American Church

by | Mar 6, 2024 | Apostasy, News, Opinion, Politics, Religion, Social-Issues, The Church | 0 comments

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All throughout the History of the Church, the Bride of Christ, has stood a harlot who masquerades as the elect but lures people into the depths of darkness with seductive words and practices. But in modern times, Christianity has witnessed the emergence of a progressive American “Church” movement that surpasses anything we’ve seen before. This movement, under the guise of adapting to contemporary standards, has embraced such an idolatrous path that it has abandoned the gospel altogether for such causes as the LGBTQ movement, social justice and Critical theory, and feminism.

This movement isn’t limited to the obviously apostate mainline denominations but its tentacles have a grip on even the most “traditional” and “conservative” churches and denominations in our nation. By professing allegiance to Christ while simultaneously contravening His commandments and compromising the gospel to maintain superficial peace with the world, this movement exemplifies a profound disconnect between confession and conduct, invoking God’s name in vain.

The Holy Scriptures, unambiguous in their denunciation of sin, offer stark illustrations of God’s wrath against apostasy and disobedience. The verses from Jeremiah 19:9, Leviticus 26:29, Ezekiel 5:10, and Lamentations 4:10 serve not merely as historical records of divine judgment but also as metaphors for God’s enduring abhorrence of sin. These passages depict a horrifying scenario where, under the severe duress of a siege—both literal and spiritual—the people of God resort to cannibalism, a graphic emblem of the depths to which humanity can fall when it turns away from the Lord.

In the time of Jeremiah, the people of Israel faced such dire punishment because of their steadfast refusal to heed God’s commands, engaging in idolatry and social injustices that mirrored the actions of the nations around them. In Jeremiah 19:9, God warns, “And I will make them eat the flesh of their sons and their daughters, and everyone shall eat the flesh of his neighbor in the siege and in the distress, with which their enemies and those who seek their life afflict them.”

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This prophecy was a literal unfolding of events during the Babylonian siege of Jerusalem, but it also symbolizes the self-destructive consequences of abandoning God’s law—the prophet laments this destruction of the imago dei in Lamentations 4:10. Similarly, Leviticus warns of the ultimate degradation of moral fiber, illustrating the extreme measures to which God is willing to go in order to cleanse His people of their sinfulness.

“You shall eat the flesh of your sons, and you shall eat the flesh of your daughters.” —Leviticus 26:29

Ezekiel’s grim portrayal further accentuates the inevitability of divine retribution within the community, where the familial bond is shattered under the weight of God’s judgment. “Therefore fathers shall eat their sons in your midst, and sons shall eat their fathers. And I will execute judgments on you, and any of you who survive I will scatter to all the winds,” the prophet writes in Ezekiel 5:10.

This is a graphic reminder that sin not only estranges us from God but also corrodes the social and familial structures He ordained. Lamentations mourns the unspeakable acts of a besieged Jerusalem, where even the most seemingly “compassionate” hearts are driven to desperation. These historical accounts mirror the spiritual desolation that ensues when those who profess the name of Christ forsake His commandments.

The application of these scriptures to the modern false church movement is both fitting and foreboding. Just as Israel and Judah faced severe consequences for their unfaithfulness, so too will contemporary “churches” that distort the gospel for societal approval, political correctness, or personal gain. The false church, by embracing doctrines and practices contrary to the Bible, invites upon itself a judgment as severe as that which befell the unfaithful in ancient times.

God’s historic judgments, ranging from the flood in Noah’s time to the fiery destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah, to the severe penalties inflicted on His people for their idolatry and faithlessness, serve as solemn reminders. We can conclude from these events that nothing is off the table when it comes to God’s judgment—these are not mere anecdotes from a bygone era but are indicative of God’s immutable nature. His holiness demands justice, and His justice will not spare those who, under the banner of Christ, propagate falsehoods and lead many astray.

In our modern church age, the warning is clear and urgent. The modern American “Church,” by diluting the gospel’s power with human ideologies and rejecting the clear teachings of Scripture, stands on precarious ground. The call to repentance is not just a plea but a mandate for survival. For the true bride of Christ, the path forward is one of separation and sanctification—to disentangle from the deception that pervades these false assemblies and to stand firm in the truth of God’s Word.

As we face an increasingly hostile world, we must heed the dire warnings of Scripture with both fear and reverence. Remember that our God, who is loving and merciful, is also a consuming fire, intolerant of sin and compromise. May this reflection inspire a return to the unadulterated gospel, prompting a revival within the church that aligns with God’s sovereign will and eternal statutes. The stakes are eternal, and the time for discernment and decisive action is now.

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